Washington Football Team Super Bowl Wins

Last Modified Feb 6, 2023 08:08 GMT




The Washington Football Team has recently renamed themselves as the Washington Commanders in 2022. The Commanders have a long history in the NFL and originally started out as the Boston Braves. The team was known as the Washington Redskins between 1937 and 2019 when they won all major NFL accolades including the Super Bowl. The Washington outfit has won the Super Bowl thrice (1983, 1988, and 1992). Washington had a majority of their playoff performances during the 70s, 80s and 90s. The team has not made it to a Super Bowl since their last win in 1992.


How many Super Bowls have the Washington Commanders won?


The Washington Commanders have won a total of three Super Bowls. They won the Super Bowls when the team was still called the Washington Redskins. The first Super Bowl win for Washington came in 1983 (Super Bowl XVII) when they defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-17. The second Super Bowl win was Super Bowl XXII (1988). The Washington Redskins defeated the Denver Broncos 42-10. The third win is also the last Super Bowl appearance for the team, in Super Bowl XXVI (1992). They faced the Buffalo Bills, defeating them 37-24.


XVII: Washington Redskins 27, Miami Dolphins 17 (1983)


XXII: Washington Redskins 42, Denver Broncos 10 (1988)


XXVI: Washington Redskins 37, Buffalo Bills 24 (1992)


When was the last time the Washington Commanders won the Super Bowl?






The last Super Bowl win for the Washington team was in the 1991 season. They appeared in Super Bowl XXVI in 1993 against the Buffalo Bills. The match ended 37-24. The two teams combined for the most points in a 3rd quarter in Super Bowl history (24 total points: 14 for Washington and 10 for Buffalo) and the most combined in a second-half (44 total points: 24 for Buffalo and 20 for Washington). Washington’s quarterback Mark Rypien won the Super Bowl MVP award.


Washington Commanders Super Bowl wins years: What years did the Commanders go to the Super Bowl?


The Commanders have won three Super Bowls in five outings. Here are their Super Bowl win records:



YearSuper BowlOpponentScore
1983XVIIMiami Dolphins27-17
1988XXIIDenver Broncos42-10
1992XXVIBuffalo Bills37-24


Washington Commanders Super Bowl appearances: How many Super Bowl appearances do the Commanders have?


The Washington Commanders have appeared for five Super Bowls to date. All of their Super Bowl appearances were between the 1970s and 1990s when they were still called the Washington Redskins. Here is a list of their Super Bowl appearances:


VII: Washington 7, Dolphins 14 (1973)


XVII: Washington 27, Dolphins 17 (1983)


XVIII: Washington 9, Raiders 38 (1984)


XXII: Washington 42, Broncos 10 (1988)


XXVI: Washington 37, Bills 24 (1992)


What teams did Washington Commanders win the Super Bowl against?


The Commanders have won the Super Bowl against the following teams:


XVII: Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins (1983)


XXII: Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos (1988)


XXVI: Washington Redskins vs. Buffalo Bills (1992)


What teams did Washington Commanders lose the Super Bowl against?


The Commanders have lost the Super Bowl against the following teams:


VII: Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins (1973)


XVIII: Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Raiders (1984)


Commanders Super Bowl Rings





The Commanders have won three Super Bowl rings.


Year of Winning Super Bowl RingSuper Bowl
1983XVII
1988XXII
1992XXVI


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